The Earth We Leave Behind

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Last night, the elders of Britain failed their children. The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union is already depressing their economy and caused the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron who, while not an especially forward-thinking politician, stands to be replaced by someone worse. Scotland is considering a second referendum for independence. I’m […]

Balloon Fort!

Waterloo Duels in full effect! I am alive, and we are making things.

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Day 6 – Fuck

Words: 659

Total words: 7003

Favourite turn of phrase: “Convicts were loud as a rule. In a place where they were forgotten and abandoned, they struggled for significance as anyone would.”

Lessons Learned: Sure I’ll open Facebook. And Youtube. Just ten minutes and then I’ll sprint–Ooh, Alex Boye. Fuck. I’m thinking about the Poetry Slam […]

Day 5 – The Case of the Missing Day 4

Day 4 was D&D night, which means no writing happened.

Words: 1725

Total Word Count: 6352

Favourite turn of phrase: “What could frighten an immortal more than his irrelevance?”

Lessons Learned: The tone is shifting dramatically. It’s still not entirely clear to anyone not me what this is about, but it’s vastly more intelligible than […]

Day 3 – Are you Afraid of the Dark?

Words: 2398

Total words: 4634

Time spent writing: 1 hour, 45 minutes.

Favourite line: No one was ready to know that creatures of myth and legend walked among them. That some of them hunted humanity, for food or for sport. No one was ready to be that afraid of the dark.

Lessons Learned: This gets […]